What goes up forces another building to come down--one in Dogtown the other downtown.
The Bowling Hall Of Fame is coming down to make room for the first phase of construction for Ballpark Village outside Busch Stadium.
The old KTVI (Channel 2) building at Hampton and Berthold avenues in southwest St. Louis is being bulldozed to make way for a Mercedes Benz dealership. Tri-Star Imports, now in Ellisville, plans to open a car lot there later this year.
The Berthold building survived a tornado in 1959 which took out the station's tower and caused damaged to the building.
The station moved to Maryland Heights in 2008.
Children on their way to school this morning in East St. Louis made a gruesome discovery: a dead body laying in an open field. East St. Louis Police say the 52-year-old male victim was found shot to death around 7am near North 28th Street and Ohio Avenue.
The victim was reported missing by his family. Police are not releasing his identity but are treating the man's death as a homicide.
Dr. Michael Morales, geology Museum Director at Emporia State University, Kansas, will unravel the mysteries of Jurassic Park in a FREE presentation at 8 p.m. Friday, March 1. You can then enjoy a free screening of Jurassic Park at 10 p.m. in the OMNIMAX® Theater.
Other First Friday features include special demos and activities in the Main building plus star shows and FREE Public Telescope viewing at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Also, it’s the final weekend of the Wildlife Rescue Exhibition in Boeing Hall.